Last year marked an often tumultuous period in USRussian bilateral relations underlined by considerable change. How has the current climate impacted economic relations between Russia and its US partners? What are the primary factors affecting the business environment today, and how might economic ties develop over the medium term? What are the prospects for mutual investment, joint projects, and geographical expansion of companies? What steps are being taken at government level to support business and investment activity and how are businesses reacting to this support?